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Cleveland Indians vs Detroit Tigers Odds
The visiting Indians hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at Comerica Park against the Detroit Tigers.
Detroit hands the ball to starter Justin Verlander in this one and he'll try to improve on his 4-2 mark on the year. Cleveland counters with Ubaldo Jimenez, who will try to quiet the fans and the Tigers bats at the same time.
The visitors were +-240 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.
The Tigers - Indians odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 1 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Cleveland is at No. 9 in the American League.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Detroit's American League No. 1-ranked scoring average of 5.4 runs per game, against a Indians offense rated No. 2 and scoring 5.1 runs per game in the league. The Tigers have averaged 10.6 hits per game to date this season, more than the Indians hitters have managed (9.3 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, Cleveland owns the American League's No. 8-rated road mark, allowing 4.1 runs per game on the highway. Detroit, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.
Cleveland was a 10-4 loser in its last match on the road against the Tigers. They lost as +180 underdogs, while the total score of 14 made winners of OVER bettors. Cleveland didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 10-4 to Detroit on Friday at Comerica Park.
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few Indians at Tigers trends to consider:
Cleveland is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Cleveland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Cleveland is 5-19 SU in its last 24 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Detroit is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games when playing at home against Cleveland
Cleveland at Detroit, Sunday, May 12